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Wednesday, 09 March 2011

ANNE PIGALLE SKYPE INTERVIEW - NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO WITH MY BLONDE, 1984's THE KISS, AND MUCH MORE

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Yesterday I had the pleasure of doing a skype interview with French singer and artist Anne Pigalle. Anne and I were introduced by Nuncia of Fashion Beyond Fashion back in Nov of 2010 here in London. Anne who has always been out spoken, is known as innovative artist, with a sultry voice and a keen eye. An icon in the fashion industry, she has played at parties for Gaultier and Mugler and continues to serve as an inspiration for many designers. In 2006 Anne had a successful exhibition of her self-portrait Polaroids series at the Michael Hoppen Gallery and soon plans to release some of her poetry.

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Anne is currently entering a new and exciting period in her career, which has spanned more than 30 years. Recently we decided to do a skype interview to talk about this new period in her work as well as her new single and video for WITH MY BLONDE, directed by her long time friend and collaborator T. Del Signore. Among other topics we discussed the meaning behind WITH MY BLONDE, which is an anti war statement Anne explains. 

 

 

I recently discovered the 1984 amazing collaboration that Anne did with ASVOFF favorite Michael Nyman THE KISS which I have been obsessed with as of late. The song is epic and the video (which was originally recorded for channel 4 but never released) is a great piece of early 1980s video art done by Paul Richards. Anne looks stunning in the video mostly shot in profile.

 

Anne, I had a great time chatting with you and hope you all enjoy it. Below there is a link to Annes new release which she has just recently made available on Itunes here. For more info on Anne and her work check out her website here.

- GRIFFIN

 

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Anne Pigalle's new show: see http://idler.co.uk/academy/events/?event_id=67

Anne Pigalle's brings her French savoir-faire to the music industry with her new album L’âme érotique on iTunes on April 1.
Track listing: The Whole. La Femme Chat. Not Only The Flesh. Sulfur. Are You For Real? You Give Me Asthma. 23. La Pucelle. Erotica De Toi. Nothing Happens. Red Like Envy. Saint Orgasm. A New Life. Le Poete Est Anglais. Pigalle London Paris. Over The Top. The Garden Of Eden. Cunt Me In. Voodoo Doll. Amount. Lunch.

The iconic performer and French singer Anne Pigalle recently released the video of her latest track “With My Blonde”, available on iTunes (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvlyWbAppGc), included on the EP L’Amerotica II, featuring a successful overlap of electro suggestions and a retro mood.

To arrange interviews and/or photographs with Anne Pigalle, and/or to receive a review copy of L’âme érotique, please contact Monti at UK Media Limited via telephone 0044.781.3355.979 or via email (monticelli@journalist.com).

Posted by: neil-monticelli harley-rudd | Mar 29, 2011 2:47:49 PM

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